Poker Masters Recap

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The 2019 Poker Masters saw Sam Soverel carve his name into history as he became the latest winner of the fabled Purple Jacket. By following in the footsteps of Steffen Sontheimer and Ali Imsirovic, who won the series in 2017 & 2018, Soverel achieved poker history. It was all the

Sam Soverel Eliminated by New Chip Leader Aaron Van Blarcum

Aaron Van Blarcum raised to 800,000 from early position, Sam Soverel three-bet all in for 14,125,000 from the hijack and Van Blarcum called. Van Blarcum: [AdKc] Soverel: [AcQh] The board ran out [6s4d9sTh8d], no help to Soverel, locking up the pot and the chip lead for Van Blarcum. Hand information relayed to Poker Central

Dzmitry Urbanovich vs. Sam Soverel

From the small blind, Sam Soverel limped in and partypoker pro Dzmitry Urbanovich checked in the big blind. The flop [8hKc5h] flop checked through to reveal the [Th] on the turn. Soverel bet 800,000 and Urbanovich used a time extension and then called. The river fell the [As] and Soverel checked. Urbanovich

Adam Hendrix Eliminated by Sam Soverel

Following the river of a board that read [8d6d2dQc9s], Adam Hendrix was all in for about 650,000 from the big blind with [Kd4d] for a king-high flush. However, Sam Soverel tabled [Ad9d] from the button for the nut flush to score the elimination.

Another for Steve O’Dwyer

Steve O'Dwyer opened to 22,000 from the cutoff and Sam Soverel called on the button, as did Bryn Kenney from the big blind. The flop landed [KcAs3h] and after Kenney checked, O'Dwyer bet 20,000. Soverel called and Kenney folded as the turn landed the [8s]. O'Dwyer bet 40,000, and Soverel mucked.

Steve O’Dwyer Over 1.6 Million

Steve O'Dwyer raised to 25,000 in the cutoff and Sam Soverel called on the button. From the small blind, Isaac Haxton three-bet to 120,000. O'Dwyer called and Soverel folded as the flop landed [Kh7h4c]. Haxton continued for 60,000 and O'Dwyer called as the [9c] landed on the turn. Haxton used a time